Eight children among 23 migrants who drowned in Greek and Turkish waters

In two separate incidents, 23 migrants, including eight children, drowned when their boats sank off the coasts of Turkey and...
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Migrant crossings from Turkey to EU doubled in 2019

In 2019, more than 70,000 migrants have crossed from Turkey into EU countries, while 445,000 were allegedly intercepted and held...
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“Not enough food, bathrooms, or healthcare services,” says Ramin, an Afghan returnee

Ramin*, 22, is one of the many Afghans who have been returned home this year after attempting to migrate irregularly to Europe....
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Thirteen members of Italo-Greek smuggling group have been arrested in Italy

Thirteen members of an international criminal group which smuggled migrants from Greece to Italy were recently arrested,...
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Over 55,000 migrants intercepted by Turkish Coast Guard in 2019

Turkey has reinforced its efforts to block irregular migrants from reaching Greece. In 2019, the flow of irregular migrants...
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Greece: Migrants allegedly beaten by border authorities

Greek authorities are beating and mistreating migrants in an attempt to push them back into Turkey, according to migrants who...
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Turkish authorities intercepted almost 4,000 migrants in span of one week

During a week-long period in early November, Turkish security forces arrested at least 3,893 irregular migrants across the...
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Over 90,000 irregular migrants arrested this year in north-western Turkey

At least 90,000 irregular migrants were arrested by security forces in Edirne, Turkey, during the first nine months of 2019,...
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Another 500 migrants picked up near Greek islands

At least 474 migrants have been picked up on or around the Greek islands between 16 and 17 October 2019, according to Greek...
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